Sexuality

  • # 44353

    YANG, William et al.

    William Yang : Seeing and Being Seen (deluxe edition with signed archival print)

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), 2021. Quarto, gilt-lettered pictorial boards, pp. 220, extensively illustrated. New copy. The rare deluxe edition, limited to only 50 copies signed by the artist. Mounted inside the upper board is a mylar sleeve housing a limited edition archival inkjet print Golden Summer 1987 / 2016 …

  • # 44307

    FISCHER, Hal (1950 - )

    Hal Fischer : The Gay Seventies

    San Francisco : Gallery 16, 2019. Quarto, laminated boards, pp. 110, illustrated. New copy. Hal Fischer: The Gay Seventies is the first monograph to feature the complete set of photo-text works that Hal Fischer produced between 1977 and 1979 in San Francisco’s Haight and Castro neighborhoods. In addition to Gay Semiotics, Fischer’s best-known work (its …

  • # 44306

    YANG, William et al.

    William Yang : Seeing and Being Seen

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), 2021. Reprinted 2022. Quarto, gilt-lettered pictorial boards, pp. 220, extensively illustrated. New. Queensland-born, Sydney-based photographer William Yang’s significant contribution to Australian photography spans five decades. Known for his reflective and joyous depictions of Australia’s LGBTQI scene in the late 70s and 80s through to …

  • # 44295

    FRIEND, Donald.

    [PROSPECTUS]. The Bumbooziana Portfolio

    being some notes by the publisher, a dramatis personae by the author together with an abridgement of the narrative and an afterword by an artist of some renown. Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1979. Prospectus for the publication by Richard Griffin. Folded sheet, with description and order form.

  • # 44154

    JUDIN, Juerg et al, editor

    Tom of Finland : an imaginary sketchbook

    Edited by Juerg Judin and Pay Matthis Karstens. Milan : Skira, 2022. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 128, illustrated. The importance of drawing in the work of the Finnish artist, icon of gayness. Tom of Finland undoubtedly counts among the great and truly influential artists of the latter 20th century. Through his iconic images, he almost …

  • # 43830

    MIZER, Bob (1922 - 1992)

    Physique pictorial. Volume 15, number 3, June 1966

    Los Angeles : AMG, 1966. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, pp. 32, black and white photographs, with cover art by TOM OF FINLAND. The breakthrough publication which saw Touko Laaksonen’s ‘dirty little pictures’ exposed to a broader gay readership. Laaksonen submitted his drawings to publisher Bob Mizer simply signed as ‘Tom’. Mizer saw the envelopes had arrived …

  • # 43740

    A. H. WOODS

    [CROSS-DRESSING] Julian Eltinge in the “Fascinating Widow”.

    [Indianapolis?] : A. H. Woods, [1912]. Postcard, 90 x 140 mm, recto with half-tone photographic portrait of Eltinge in stage costume, verso imprinted ‘A. H. Woods presents Julian Eltinge in “The Fascinating Widow”‘, and underneath in red ‘English Opera House, Week commencing Monday March 25th. Matinees Wed. and Sat.’; not mailed; two short tears at …

  • # 44011

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson : private view

    Sydney : RoslynOxley9 Gallery, 2008. Exhibition invitation card, 210 x 150 mm, folded card, illustration on upper panel. A fine copy. The highly controversial invitation to Henson’s 2008 exhibition which saw the entire exhibition confiscated by police and the Prime Minister denounce the works as ‘absolutely revolting’. ‘On 22 May 2008, the opening night of …

  • # 43829

    LAAKSONEN, Touko (1920 - 1991, a.k.a. TOM OF FINLAND)

    The First Tom of Finland Calendar 1978

    Los Angeles : Eons Gallery, 1978. Oversized folio, illustrated calendar, spiral bound, lightly creased and foxed, illustrated with Tom of Finland’s homoerotic hypersexualised imagery. Scarce. While much of Tom of Finland’s early career was spent ‘under the covers’, this pioneering erotic gay artist is now celebrated internationally for his genre defining subject matter and quality …

  • # 43828

    LAAKSONEN, Touko (1920 - 1991, a.k.a. TOM OF FINLAND)

    Tom of Finland. Posterbook

    Cologne : Taschen, 1993. Folio, illustrated wrappers (light handling wear), text in English, French and German, illustrated with 6 posters illustrated with Tom of Finland’s homoerotic hypersexualised imagery. While much of Tom of Finland’s early career was spent ‘under the covers’, this pioneering erotic gay artist is now celebrated internationally for his genre defining subject …

  • # 43827

    LAAKSONEN, Touko (1920 - 1991, a.k.a. TOM OF FINLAND)

    Tom of Finland. Postcard book

    Cologne : Taschen, 1993. Duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, text in English, French and German, illustrated with 30 postcards illustrated with Tom of Finland’s homoerotic hypersexualised imagery. While much of Tom of Finland’s early career was spent ‘under the covers’, this pioneering erotic gay artist is now celebrated internationally for his genre defining subject matter and quality …

  • # 43826

    LAAKSONEN, Touko (1920 - 1991, a.k.a. TOM OF FINLAND)

    Tom of Finland. Calendar 1991

    Los Angeles : Tom of Finland Foundation, 1990. Quarto, illustrated calendar, 28 x 22 cms, hole punch, illustrated with Tom of Finland’s homoerotic hypersexualised imagery. While much of Tom of Finland’s early career was spent ‘under the covers’, this pioneering erotic gay artist is now celebrated internationally for his genre defining subject matter and quality …

  • # 43825

    LAAKSONEN, Touko (1920 - 1991, a.k.a. TOM OF FINLAND)

    Tom of Finland. Calendar 1990

    Los Angeles : Tom of Finland Foundation, 1989. Quarto, illustrated calendar, 28 x 22 cms, hole punch, illustrated with Tom of Finland’s homoerotic hypersexualised imagery. While much of Tom of Finland’s early career was spent ‘under the covers’, this pioneering erotic gay artist is now celebrated internationally for his genre defining subject matter and quality …

  • # 43824

    LAAKSONEN, Touko (1920 - 1991, a.k.a. TOM OF FINLAND)

    Tom of Finland. Calendar 1987

    Los Angeles : Tom of Finland Foundation, 1986. Quarto, illustrated calendar, 28 x 22 cms, hole punch, illustrated with Tom of Finland’s homoerotic hypersexualised imagery. While much of Tom of Finland’s early career was spent ‘under the covers’, this pioneering erotic gay artist is now celebrated internationally for his genre defining subject matter and quality …

  • # 43823

    LAAKSONEN, Touko (1920 - 1991, a.k.a. TOM OF FINLAND)

    Tom of Finland. Calendar 1984

    Los Angeles : Tom of Finland Foundation, 1983. Quarto, illustrated calendar, 28 x 22 cms, hole punch, illustrated with Tom of Finland’s homoerotic hypersexualised imagery. While much of Tom of Finland’s early career was spent ‘under the covers’, this pioneering erotic gay artist is now celebrated internationally for his genre defining subject matter and quality …

  • # 43822

    LAAKSONEN, Touko (1920 - 1991, a.k.a. TOM OF FINLAND)

    Homo-erotic art – Volume III. The Tom Album

    Edited by John S. Barrington. London : the author, 1974. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly foxed), pp. [48], illustrated with Tom of Finland’s homoerotic hypersexualised imagery. Edition limited to 1000 copies. While much of Tom of Finland’s early career was spent ‘under the covers’, this pioneering erotic gay artist is now celebrated internationally for his genre …